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The season is now at its peak. Summer is here, the cicadas are singing, the sun is shinning and all the tourists delight themselves with an ice-cream while walking along the Cours Mirabeau in Aix en Provence. 

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TYLENE TRANSPORT TOURISME

67 Cours Mirabeau
13100 AIX EN PROVENCE

+33 4 90 14 70 00

Provence Experience

In partnership with the incoming travel agency Provence Reservation, Tylene offers tailor-made packages for individuals including ground transportation, accommodation, activities and excursions from Aix en Provence.

Discover below an example of package we can organize.


This is not an exhaustive offer, our staff can organize a complete different stay according to your needs, wishes and budget. 
For more information or for a personalized offer, please contact us at contact@provence-reservation.com

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Day 1 : Arrival in Aix en Provence :

Meet your driver at Aix en Provence TGV station. He will drive you safely to your hotel situated in the historical center of the city.

Spend the rest of the day at leisure.


Day 2 : Aix en Provence guided visit

Breakfast at the hotel.

Walk to the Tourist Office and meet your guide for a 2-hour walking tour through the city. From its prestigious past, Aix en Provence has kept numerous monuments that you will find out with your English-speaking guide.

Free time at leisure in the afternoon.

Overnight.


Day 3 : Full-day excursion to Luberon

Breakfast at the hotel.

Walk to meeting point (close to the Tourist Office) and meet your driver. Today, you will share a minibus tour to the famous Luberon region.

Stroll along the open-air market in L'Isle sur la Sorgue. The stalls are always colorful and perfumed with huge quantity of fruits and vegetables locally produced. You can also find there some souvenirs and present to bring home. If you love antiques, you will adore L'Isle sur la Sorgue, famous for its antique little shops and market lining the bank of the river Sorgue.

Drive then to the picture-perfect village of Gordes, stop in Roussillon which houses are coloured with ochre. Walk up to the upper-church in Bonnieux to enjoy the panorama over the whole Luberon area and have a quick glance at the Renaissance castle in Lourmarin before driving back to Aix en Provence.

Drop off in Aix and overnight.


Day 4 : Wild areas to discover : Cassis and Camargue

Breakfast at the hotel.

This day will be divided into 2 half-day excursions dedicated to huge spaces and nature. In the morning, your driver will lead to Cassis, tiny fishermen village on the Mediterranean sea shore. From the Cape Canaille which is the highest maritime cliff in Europe, you will enjoy an paradisiac view on the bay. Once in the village, don't miss the opportunity to take a 45-minute cruise to discover the Calanques, steep-walled white coves diving into the seas (ticket not included).

The afternoon will be dedicated to another natural and wild area : the Camargue region. Located in the delta created by the 2 arms of the Rhône river, the Camargue is vast and flat plain surrounded by reed-covered marshes. The numerous ponds protect a rich fauna like egrets, herons, water hens and pink flamingoes. You may also meet some white horses simply called « Camargue » and black bulls roaming free in the fields !

Stop in the village of Sainte-Maries de la Mer, the second largest commune in France with 375 km². Don't miss the visit of the fortified church which can be seen from 10 kilometers away !

If the weather is sunny, you can also enjoy your free time for sea bathing !

Return to Aix en Provence late in the afternoon.

Overnight.


Day 5 : Day at leisure

Breakfast at the hotel.

This days is yours ! Tuesday is market day in Aix en Provence, highly frequented by the locals, so strolling through it will let you imagine that you have become a official resident of the city called « Aixois ».

Have a seat a the terrace of a cafe on the famous Cours Mirabeau and feel the relaxing atmosphere of a provençal city.

Overnight


Day 6 : Cooking class

Breakfast at the hotel.

Spend the day discovering the typical Provencal gastronomy!

Meet the Chef to enjoy the provencal scents and flavours at the market. Aix en Provence is mostly famous for its open-air markets which are taking place every morning on different squares of the city centre. 
This will be for you the occasion to wander around in between the small stands covered with spices, cheeses, bakeries, fruits and vegetables. Your senses will be amazed by such scents and flavours. 

Back to the workshop where you will cook the selected products on the advice of the Chef. 

After that, enjoy the savory 3-course meal you have prepared (drinks are included) !

Rest of the day at leisure and accommodation.


Day 7 : Wine-tastings in Cézanne countryside

Breakfast at the hotel.

Dominating the landscape, the Saint-Victory mountain has fascinated the painter Paul Cézanne and became the subject of many paintings. The hillsides are covered with vineyards producing mostly red and rosé wines. During the half-day minibus excursion, you will visit 2 cellars and taste wines and olive-oil produced in this beautiful region.

Afternoon at leisure.

Accommodation.


Day 8 : Check-out and departure transfer

Breakfast at the hotel and check out.

Meet your driver at the hotel, we will drop you at Aix en Provence TGV train station.


Price : from 1430 € per person

 

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